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  • 67th FS participates in Red Flag Nellis

    Deterring the enemy, protecting friendly forces and completing the mission are just a few of the tasks pilots assigned to the 67th Fighter Squadron accomplish while participating in Red Flag 09-1 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The 67th Fighter Squadron along with several other Air Force units

  • 67th AMU pushes through back-to-back exercises

    Life on the road is not uncommon for most Airmen in today's Air Force. For some, six-month and year-long deployments are the norm, while two-week deployments to exercises such as Red Flag are rare. However, for members of the 67th Aircraft Maintenance Unit, this two-week exercise has turned into a

  • Halloween safety tips for Kadena families

    It's that time of year once again when ghosts and ghouls roam the earth and fires are lit within hollowed pumpkins. Halloween is upon us and Team Kadena is gearing up for a frightfully good time for children and adults alike. To ensure everyone has a safe trick-or-treating experience, the 18th

  • Crew treated at Lester

    The four crewmembers from a U.S. government-owned small aircraft from the Kadena Air Base Aero Club that made an emergency landing in Okinawa were transported to the U.S. Navy Hospital at Camp Lester where they are being treated. The crewmembers made an emergency landing in a field near Nago City

  • Small aircraft makes emergency landing

    At approximately 6:22 p.m. a small aircraft originating from Kadena made an emergency landing in a field near Nago City. The four personnel aboard are receiving medical treatment. More details will be released as they become available. Kadena Air Base officials are working in close cooperation with

  • Taking the right medicine

    When you get sick or a loved one feels ill, who do you rely on to find the right medication? The pharmacy staff at the Kadena clinic hopes you'll call on them to help overcome ailments. We serve as the 'gatekeepers' before the patient leaves the clinic and uses the medication for their illnesses,

  • Team Kadena congratulates 3rd Quarter Award winners

    The third quarter award winners for the 18th Wing are: Civilian Category I: Kiyomi Tsuhako 18th Comptroller Squadron Civilian Category II: Stephen Fitzgerald 18th Comptroller Squadron Civilian Category III: Allan Bourbina 18th Mission Support Group Honor Guard Airman Category: Senior Airman Marlon

  • Commentary: Accountability has Associated Costs. . .

    It is abundantly clear that the Department of Defense expects the Air Force to hold its members accountable for failures, mistakes, inattention to detail, and errors. Accountability, however, comes with associated costs. Over the last nineteen years on active duty, I have witnessed countless

  • Family Advocacy hosts Family Fest 2008

    Military members, civilians and their families are invited to come out for Family Fest 2008 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Torii Beach. The event, jointly sponsored by the Kadena Family Advocacy and Army Family Advocacy offices, will feature family-friendly activities and contests. "Family Fest is a

  • Kadena teams with local agencies to eliminate UXO hazard

    Partnering with a host of local government agencies, Kadena Air Base explosive ordnance disposal specialists removed an unexploded World War II-era munition found near Kadena Air Base's Gate 4 around 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning. The munition, a warhead from an American-made High Velocity Aircraft

  • Mending a broken wing: 18th EMS keeps Kadena's Eagles flying

    With Kadena's fleet of F-15 Eagles older than most of the Airmen on base, the ability of maintainers to keep them in top fighting shape is vitally important to the mission. That's where units like Kadena's 18th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Fabrication Flight come into the picture, ensuring on a

  • PACAF unit wins turkey shoot competition

    Misawa Airmen shot their way to the top, winning the award for best fighter squadron and wing during a "virtual" air combat exercise flown from simulator cockpits around the globe Sept. 22-26. The Air Combat Command-sponsored Turkey Shoot pitted fighter pilots from throughout the combat air forces

  • Commentary: Are you a good ambassador?

    Are you a good ambassador? At first glance this appears to be an easy question to answer. Without much thought, the vast majority of us would respond with a resounding "Yes." However, if given some time to think about the question and reflect on our everyday actions some of us may not be able to